Gardner-Webb tops UNCG, 4-3
GREENSBORO, NC – UNC Greensboro won three singles matches in straight sets, but it wasn’t quite enough as Gardner-Webb topped the Spartans, 4-3, in men’s tennis action Saturday afternoon.
Rafael Altmeyer pulled out a three-set win over Taylor Befus at No. 5 singles to close out the win. After losing the first set, Befus rallied to win the second, 7-5. However, Altmeyer came back to win the deciding set, 6-3, and clinch the victory.
UNCG got wins from Arsel Kumdereli, Yaroslav Litus and William John at Nos, 2, 3 and 4 singles. Kumdereli topped Andrew Veeder, 6-1 and 6-2, while Litus handled Carlos Quijano, 6-3 and 6-1. John also won over Grant VanRensburg by a pair of 6-4 scores.
UNCG returns to action on Friday when it hosts High Point at 2 pm.
Gardner-Webb 4, UNCG 3
Evgeny Slesarev (GW) def. Andrey Bubnov 6-0, 6-4; Arsel Kumdereli (UNCG) def. Andrew Veeder 6-1, 6-2; Yarolsav Litus (UNCG) def. Carols Quijano 6-3, 6-1; William John (UNCG) def. Grant VanRensburg 6-4, 6-4; Rafael Altmeyer (GW) def. Taylor Befus 6-1, 5-7, 6-3; Taylor Ferrier (GW) def. Andrew Clark 6-2, 6-0.
Slesarev/Quijano (GW) def. Bubnov/Kumdereli 8-6; Veeder/VanRensburg (GW) def. John/Litus 8-5; Bernthal/Lawlor (GW) def. Befus/Clark 8-1.
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